Ethnographic Costume & Textiles

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2000's Ensemble from Indonesia
Ensemble of Kebaya and Skirt

Kebaya; white cotton long shirt with yellow embroidered vines and flowers. Straight sleeves, center front snap closure, no edge hemmed they are all scalloped and embroidered.
Long wrap skirt with waistband; gold and…

1990's Ensemble from Malaysia
Rayon printed tunic and skirt (Baju Kurung) in orange, maroon, green, yellow, black.
A. Tunic
Long-sleeve knee-length tunic has center-front neckline opening. There is no collar, and the opening closes with a pin.
B. Ankle length skirt has a…

1990's Red Sari from India
Red sari with a gold border on one end; decorative gold selvages; all-over, multicolor, abstract, printed pattern. Sari is shown with black cotton choli and petticoat.

1970's Purple Sari from Pakistan
Purple sari with woven crepe back satin purple choli and woven purple petticoat. Sari has purple yellow and red dye motif with gold thread couched on.

Vietnam Woman's Ensemble
Pink tunic embroidered with silver flowers and white pants.

Turkish Woman's Ensemble
Lady's antique long coat of rose silk taffeta with overall gold metallic thread hand -embroidery of floral sprays, leaves and sunbursts. Flower heads have hand-sewn sequinned centers. Mandarin collar, set in sleeves 36 long slender lined sleeves with…

Tibetan Woman's Ensemble
Red cotton machine woven shirt a) and long green sleeveless wrap overcoat b) from Tibet. Green overcoat has light blue lining. Several loose threads on overcoat (hem unfinished) c) brown cotton vest/tunic, open down center front, constructed from a…

South Korean Woman's Ensemble
Chogori and ch'ima in dark red silk satin jacquard with multicolored, mostly gold, carnation pattern.

Orange/black shot silk with purple silk cotton sari and bodice with weft woven purple stripes and flowers. a)Sari - about 6 yards, fringe at one end and turned and finished at the other b)Bodice - lined with cotton, with hook and eye closure at…

Polish Woman's Ensemble
Multicolored Polish costume ensemble with embellishment and embroidery. Ensemble includes stockings and boots. a) bodice/skirt: Multicolored skirt/bodice. Bodice part is black velveteen with embroidered flowers on chest. Striped skirt (colors are…
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